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This Is The Best Thing You Can Do Before Christmas Morning

Whether you like it sweet or savory, these delicious make-ahead breakfast recipes are sure to simplify your Christmas morning!

Rainbow Pancakes Make A “Magically Delicious” St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast

Even if your ancestors weren’t Irish, it’s always nice to have an excuse to celebrate a holiday. Especially one where you can celebrate it with a special breakfast! I’m all about holiday breakfasts! This is the first time I’ve attempted to make Rainbow Pancakes, and it was actually easier than I thought it would be. … Read more

How To Make One Huge Pancake That Will Feed A Crowd

Imagine cooking up a delicious pancake breakfast for your family, WITHOUT devoting half an hour (or more!) to standing at the griddle making them one at a time. Intrigued? I was too! I’ve always loved pancakes, but they’ve become more of a special occasion or weekends kind of breakfast for us. It’s no fun to … Read more

These Delicious Frozen Breakfast “Pops” Will Make You Never Want To Skip Breakfast

I’m sure we’ve all have those mornings where it’s a miracle you even make it out the door on time. And if you’re anything like me, those kinds of mornings usually don’t involve breakfast of any kind, because there simply isn’t enough time! But hopefully today’s post will convince you that even on your busiest … Read more

Genius Trick For Perfect Oven Poached Eggs

One of my favorite brunch staples is Eggs Benedict. The combination of creamy hollandaise and tender poached eggs is just irresistible! But I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve attempted to make poached eggs at home. Making poached eggs is a tricky thing to do at the best of times, and … Read more

Overnight Slow-Cooker Oatmeal For A Crowd

There are few things more comforting on a cold winter morning than a bowl of hot, comforting oatmeal. And if you didn’t have to lift a finger that morning, it’s even better. 🙂 Overnight oats and oatmeals are getting a lot of attention these days, and it’s easy to understand why! Instead of laboring over … Read more

Waffles Without The Batter — Croissant Waffles

Merging croissants with other traditional pastries has been all the rage lately. I’ve been hearing about cronuts (croissant + donut) for a couple of years now (and have been dying to try one!) so when I saw the idea for croissant waffles in a recent issue Woman’s Day Magazine I was all over it! And they were just … Read more

Homemade “Shake and Pour” Pancake Mix!

My neighbor Debbie, who lives 4 doors down the street from me, just happens to be the Extension Agent for our County. She a wizard at everything domestic and frugal! I really think that’s what ought to be on her business card…Agent of Domestic and Frugal Wizardry! 🙂 She’s the one that turned me onto the … Read more

How to Make Coconut Milk Yogurt

My daughter-in-law, Kaitlyn, is handling today’s post while I recover from my appearance on The Today Show yesterday! But I want to say a quick thank you to all of you that have left such nice comments on social media. It was truly a dream come true and it meant so much to have the … Read more

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

We are big fans of delicious breakfast dishes around here and yet, ironically, we hardy ever have them! Weekday mornings are usually yogurt, toast, or cereal and weekends aren’t much different unless we decide to treat ourselves by going out to breakfast. In those instances it’s usually french toast or pancakes. Oh how I long … Read more

Celebrate “One Good Life Day” with Orange Cinnamon French Toast!

You may be looking at your calendar and thinking today is Cinco de Mayo…and you’d be right! BUT…there’s a new reason to celebrate the 5th day of May….PUBLICATION DAY! Otherwise known as “One Good Life Day.” (Ok, I totally made that up…but it’s got a ring to it!)  🙂 After two l o n g years, my … Read more

A Simple & Festive Valentine Breakfast

Last February we shared a simple and festive DINNER to share with your family on Valentine’s Day….today we’re taking on BREAKFAST! It’s so much fun to make (and eat!) heart-shaped food! 🙂  Kaitlyn writes……   I had an absolute blast last year making the decorations for our Family Valentine’s Dinner post! Since Valentine’s Day is on a Saturday … Read more

Surprising Ways Avocados Benefit You Inside and Out!

If I had to choose one food to eat for the rest of my life it might just be avocados! Between their health benefits, beauty benefits, and the fact that they are delicious all by themselves and in a vast variety of dishes…avocados are simply the perfect food! Apparently the “alligator pear” (another name for … Read more

World’s Best Whole Grain Pancakes

Studies show that eating whole grains instead of refined grains lowers the risk of many chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity. Health experts advise that grains should be a part of a healthy diet, and that at least half our grains should be consumed as “whole grains.” Unless you have celiac disease, or … Read more

Apple Pie French Toast – A Great Holiday Breakfast Idea!

Looking at the calendar today I could hardly believe my eyes! Thanksgiving is right around the corner! And as if to put a point on it, the weather has turned SO cold here! All this cold weather and thinking of the upcoming holidays gets me thinking of one thing….lots of good food on the way! 🙂 At my house, the … Read more

Make Your Own Simple Lemon Jam

If you follow me on Pinterest (and I hope you do!) you are well-acquainted with my love (bordering on obsession) of all things LEMON! I. Love. Lemon. I even have an entire board devoted to it called “Lemon Joy” that has over 500 pins on it! So it shouldn’t surprise you that when I saw a recipe for LEMON … Read more

How To Make Utah Scones {or Fry Bread} In Honor Of “Swiss Days!”

Here’s a crazy little fact for you……it took me longer to write the TITLE for today’s post than it did to put the whole thing together! Why? Well, basically it boils down to whether you consider the picture above to be “scones,” a “sopapillas,” or “fry bread.” Confused? Me too. I’ll let Kaitlyn attempt to explain. 🙂 Kaitlyn … Read more

Norwegian Pancakes – A Christmas Morning Tradition

Happy Monday everyone! Can you believe that tomorrow is Christmas Eve? I really can’t! It’s all coming up so fast….but I’m excited!  I love the time we spend as a family laughing, talking, relaxing, playing, and especially EATING! 🙂 I love all the traditions we have surrounding holiday meals. Ever since I married my Norwegian … Read more